|Green Shoots Film Festival
|26th August 2023 02:00 PM (GMT)
We are GREEN SHOOTS FILM FESTIVAL in Tramore, Ireland, a day of screenings and talks with feature films and documentaries on biodiversity, climate change, GIY love and peas, wild lands and trees, eco-feminism, and green visions for renewable energy and a sustainable future for our planet and humanity.
The Great Green Wall
Presented by EXECUTIVE PRODUCER DON MULLAN
Malian musician and activist Inna Modja take us on an epic journey along Africa’s Great Green Wall — an ambitious vision to grow an 8,000km ‘wall’ of trees stretching across the entire width of the continent to restore land and provide a future for millions of people.
Directed by Jared P. Scott 90 minutes 2019
‘An eco-documentary that shines a light on one of the world’s most ambitious but unsung initiatives to tackle climate change.’ -Variety
DARE TO BE WILD
A romantic drama based on the true story of Mary Reynolds, a heroine and environmentalist Christy Collard, whose shared passion for the wild takes them from the green hills of Ireland to arid Ethiopia and then to London’s Chelsea Flower Show as they reach for their dreams, one garden, one vast desert at a time.
Directed by Vivienne DeCourcy 2015 1 hour 40 minutes 2015
Mary Reynolds, an Irish woman, was the youngest woman to win at the Chelsea Flower Show and today is recognised as one of the top ten landscape gardeners in the world.
RIGHTS OF NATURE THE MOVEMENT IN IRELAND
Rights of Nature is a powerful documentary charting the rise, aspirations and achievements of a grassroots movement in Ireland calling for the enshrining of the Rights of Nature in the constitution of Ireland.
Directed by Linda Sullivan and Camera/editor Simon Wood 45 minutes 2022
An interview with Osprey Orielle Lake CEO of an international network of eco-feminists, environmental activists who are currently working, across the world, to bring forward visions and solutions for a just and equitable transition to renewable energy and a caring economy for the future of the planet and for humanity.
Directed by Siobhán Cleary 15 minutes 2023
FURTHER SCREENINGS AND SPEAKERS TO BE ANNOUNCED
On Green Shoots Film Festival website
Tickets can be bought online from 10 euros.
Location: Tramore Garden Centre Church Road, Tramore, Ireland